How to Synergize Annie with Lucian on the Same Team Annie is in the s tier of champions

Annie with Lucian

How to Win With Annie and Lucian Paired Together Lucian is in the b tier of champions
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How to Synergize Annie and Lucian

based on 1,295 Annie with Lucian pairs
Win Rate
48.4 %
K/D/A
2.31
Pick Rate
3.3 %

How We Analyze Champion Pairings in LoL

At MOBA Champion, we take in the stats from from millions of League of Legends games directly from Riot Games each and every week. Annie has gone into battle with Lucian in 1295 recently played, competitive matches. By amassing so much complete data directly from the makers of League of Legends, we have complete confidence that we can produce robust, insightful builds to help Annie synergize with Lucian. It is relatively rare for Annie to play with Lucian on the same side. This pairing has only occurred in about 3.3% of matches with Annie.

Annie Lucian Synergy Summary

Unfortunately, Annie does a below average job of playing alongside Lucian. Typically, she wins a lowly 48.4% of games the champions fight alongside one another. If you want to do better as Annie when playing with Lucian by learning how to better synergize your playstyle with him, then look into the full build (with items, runes, summoner spells, and skills) below!

Best Annie Lucian Synergy Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's RingHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsLost Chapter

Core Annie Items

~22 Mins
Luden's TempestRabadon's DeathcapZhonya's Hourglass

Optional Items

Void StaffRylai's Crystal ScepterShadowflameMorellonomicon

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerdot summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Annie to level up q
>
Second ability for Annie to level up w
>
Last skill for Annie to max out e

Runes

Domination Electrocute Cheap ShotEyeball CollectionRelentless Hunter
Sorcery Manaflow BandAbsolute Focus
Adaptive Adaptive MagicRes
Annie's passive ability p
Annie q ability q
Annie w ability w
Annie e ability e
Annie's ultimate ability r
1
Q
2
W
3
E
4
Q
5
Q
6
R
7
Q
8
W
9
Q
10
W
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R
12
W
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W
14
E
15
E
16
R

Guide to Synergizing Annie and Lucian

Tips for Playing as Annie with Lucian

Molten Shield is a good spell to cast to work up to Annie's stun, so sometimes it's beneficial to grab at least 1 rank in it early.

Striking killing blows on minions with Disintegrate enables Annie to farm extremely well early in the game.

Storing a stun for use with her ultimate can turn the tide of a team fight.

Advice to Understand How Lucian Will Play

Once you have chosen an angle for The Culling, you cannot change it. Pick your moment well!

Because of Lightslinger, Lucian benefits more from Attack Damage than he does from Attack Speed.

For optimal burst, try to combine Relentless Pursuit into Piercing Light.

Ardent Blaze actually explodes in a star pattern. Try to line it up so the spokes hit enemy champions.

Annie Lucian Synergy Stats

Annie Image
Win Rate
48.4 %
VS
Win Rate
51.6 %
Lucian Image
5.9
< Kills >
5.8
5.8
< Deaths >
5.8
7.5
< Assists >
7.3
1.36
< Killing Sprees >
1.31
129
< Minions Killed >
128
0.06
< Dragons Killed >
0.06
0.45
< Inhibitors >
0.42
823
< Physical Damage >
812
18,198
< Magic Damage >
17,670
1,144
< True Damage >
1,136
20,166
< Damage Dealt >
19,619
17,156
< Damage Taken >
17,032
10,346
< Gold Earned >
10,233
1.8
< Towers >
1.72
0.02
< Baron Takedowns >
0.02
1,271
< Total Healing >
1,270
12,805
< Experience >
12,668
18
< Vision Score >
18
8
< Wards Placed >
9
190
< Time Dealing CC >
187

How to Play with Lucian as Annie in LoL

The Annie Lucian synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of her gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Lucian, compared to her overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how her gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.

Overall, Annie sees a large worsening in her KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Lucian. His KDA fell from NaN to NaN. This worsening shows that Lucian helps Annie perform worse in competitive League of Legends games. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is only marginal.

When Annie plays on the same team as Lucian, she observes a small increase in her total damage output. This difference could indicate that Lucian supports by providing cover for her to deal more damage or that his presence also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Annie is played with Lucian on the same team, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when she plays without Lucian. This is contrasting evidence that she is worse when playing synergisticly with Lucian.

Moreover, when Annie plays with Lucian on the same team, she on average receives a little more damage than when she plays alone. Taking more damage could mean that Lucian does a poor job of covering Annie during teamfights.

Synergies between Annie and Lucian

Damage Types Compared

Annie with Lucian
Annie
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Contrasted

Annie
Lucian
Synergy

Is Annie better when played alongside Lucian?

There is no top champion pairing for Annie that will 100% of the time be her top ally. Yet, overall, Lucian is a very typical ally for Annie. By locking into the same team as Annie, he raises their win rate by 0.1% to 48.4%. This shows that there is not really a strong strategic relationship between Annie and Lucian that allows them to perform better together than without each other.

Lucian has a lower difficulty than Annie. That means Annie players don't need to be very careful when arranging Lucian allies to go into battle on the same side as, as they will require a relatively low level of skill to cooperate well with you.

Fighting together, Annie players should witness an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to do a lot of AP damage. When paired, these two can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.

Although, by pairing Annie and Lucian together, you may not be granting your other allies much protection for burst damage. Make sure to include other champs on your team that helps cover this relative disparity in their potential.

Regardless of your Lucian ally's ability, you should focus on increasing your income, staying alive by avoiding foolish fights, and clearing objectives. If you do this, you will do well anyway.

Additional Information for Annie Players

How We Calculated Our Annie Lucian Synergy Build and Stats

For this guide on pairing Annie and Lucian, we analyzed 1,295 ranked and recent League of Legends matches. We perform advanced data cleaning and statistical methods to guarantee that our team synergy stats are accurate and reliable. You can be confident that our recommended build to pair Annie with Lucian comes from actual data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view your division's most relevant stats and build.

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Further Insights to Win with this Champion Pairing

If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Annie in order to synergize with Lucian during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should keep reading to pick up some more lessons on this champion pairing. If you pay attention to the build and tips presented above, you will grow your win rate by a lot.

The most crucial items to focus on in your Annie and Lucian synergy build consist of Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Annie incorporated at least these three items in her build, she performed significantly better as an ally of Lucian than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Annie had an average winrate of 48.4% helping carry Lucian with these items in her kit.

To have the greatest probability of vanquishing your oponents, Annie players should equip the Electrocute, Cheap Shot, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Manaflow Band, and Absolute Focus runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune sets players used for this team composition, this blending of runes resulted in the top win rate. In fact, these runes gave a 48.4% win rate overall.

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